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Small SSW Fills in Today, NW Down to Leftovers

April 4, 2017, 1:35 AM HST
* Updated April 3, 10:27 PM
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: Hawaii County windy channels and waters through 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Big Island projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**

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Big Island Surf Forecast

Hilo side: Wave heights are forecast to be head high to overhead today.

Kona side: Wave heights are expected to be knee/thigh high today with the best breaks getting some possible plusses on the sets.

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South: Wave heights are expected to be knee/thigh high today with the best breaks getting some possible plusses on the sets.

Our current south-southwest swell continues to fade through the first half of this week. A new but small south-southwest swell is expected to fill in Tuesday.

Only minimal northwest energy expected through the week. We might see a new swell around the 12th.

Keep in mind, surf heights are measured on the face of the wave from trough to crest. Heights vary from beach to beach, and at the same beach, from break to break.  

**Click here for your detailed Big Island weather report.**

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